Did you know that besides preventing pregnancy birth control pills have other benefits?

Did you know that besides preventing pregnancy birth control pills have other benefits?


  1. Decrease acne - Birth control pills reduce hormonal acne and give you clearer, more confident skin.
  2. Reduced risk of ovarian and endometrial cancers - Birth control pills reduces the risk of ovarian cancer by 30-50% and endometrial cancer by at least 30%.
  3. Regulate menstrual cycles - If your periods are unpredictable, birth control pills will make your cycle light, predictable and last fewer days.
  4. Decrease anemia - If your menstrual cycles are so heavy that you are anemic, then birth control pills can help reduce your blood loss and therefore correct your anemia.
  5. Ease PMS - If you are suffering from PMS, the birth control pill can help reduce some of your symptoms.


Obviously everyone’s health conditions can be different, so talk to Haley Harmon, FNP or Timothy E. Phelan, MD about the benefits of birth control pills.